supernova

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See also: supèrnova and Supernova

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

super- +‎ nova

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Noun[edit]

supernova (plural supernovae or supernovas)

  1. (astronomy) The explosion of a star, which increases its absolute magnitude to typically a billion times that of our sun. Some leave only debris (Type I); others fade to invisibility as neutron stars (Type II).
  2. (figuratively) Something brilliant.
    • 2019 December, Justin Blackburn, The Bisexual Christian Suburban Failure Enlightening Bipolar Blues, page 59:
      Cornelius was the only one dressed in muscle but collectively they were a bully supernova.

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  • SN (abbreviation)

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowed from English supernova or German Supernova. Equivalent to super- +‎ nova.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌsy.pərˈnoː.vaː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: su‧per‧no‧va
  • Rhymes: -oːvaː

Noun[edit]

supernova f (plural supernovae or supernova's, diminutive supernovaatje n)

  1. (astronomy) supernova

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

super- +‎ nova

Noun[edit]

supernova

  1. supernova (exploding star)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of supernova (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative supernova supernovat
genitive supernovan supernovien
partitive supernovaa supernovia
illative supernovaan supernoviin
singular plural
nominative supernova supernovat
accusative nom. supernova supernovat
gen. supernovan
genitive supernovan supernovien
supernovainrare
partitive supernovaa supernovia
inessive supernovassa supernovissa
elative supernovasta supernovista
illative supernovaan supernoviin
adessive supernovalla supernovilla
ablative supernovalta supernovilta
allative supernovalle supernoville
essive supernovana supernovina
translative supernovaksi supernoviksi
instructive supernovin
abessive supernovatta supernovitta
comitative supernovineen
Possessive forms of supernova (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person supernovani supernovamme
2nd person supernovasi supernovanne
3rd person supernovansa

French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

supernova f (plural supernovae)

  1. supernova

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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

supernova f (plural supernovas)

  1. supernova

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

super- +‎ nova

Noun[edit]

supernova f (plural supernove)

  1. supernova

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From super- +‎ nova.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

supernova f (plural supernovas)

  1. (astronomy) supernova (exploding star)

Adjective[edit]

supernova

  1. feminine singular of supernovo

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

supernova f (Cyrillic spelling супернова)

  1. supernova

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

supernova m (plural supernovas)

  1. supernova

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